1997 Cadillac Catera Q&A
1997 Cadillac Catera Question: oil leak
losing oil from top causing smoke - Visitor
Most likely the valve cover gaskets but you may have to have the engine "washed down" to pin point the source of the oil leaks. - patrick mannion
Had timing belt and valve cover gaskets replaced and shortly after that started burning oil on...
The Catera often experiences oil leaks from the oil cooler and/or valve cover gasket. The thermostat seal and/or the water pump may develop a coolant leak.